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Title: Water Level Study Presents Candidate Plans
Submitted by Aaron Smith <Aaron.M.Smith@lrb01.usace.army.mil>

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Dear Friends of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River:

You and the members of your group are invited to attend one of the public meetings being held by the International Lake Ontario - St. Lawrence River Water Level Study this summer.  We hope that you will put a link on your website to our site, www.losl.org, and let your members know about the meeting located in your area.

Before the Study Board prepares its final report with candidate plans to the regulate the outflows from Lake Ontario through the St. Lawrence River for the International Joint Commission, we need your input regarding our candidate plans:

Plan A:  Balanced Economic Plan

    * Designed to maximize overall economic benefits.
    * Provides some improvement for the environment, especially for the Upper St. Lawrence River.
    * Has losses for shoreline interests on Lake Ontario and the River.
    * Provides recreational boating benefits.

Plan B:  Balanced Environmental Plan

    * Designed to simulate more natural conditions and provide overall economic benefits.
    * Improves the environment on the Lake and Upper River.
    * Has losses to shoreline interests with significant flooding potential around Montréal.
    * Has losses to recreational boating, especially on the Lake.

Plan D:  Blended Benefits Plan

    * Designed for balanced performance, with overall economic benefits and minimizes losses. 
    *  Little change from 1958D with deviations (1958DD) for the environment.
    * No overall losses for shoreline interests, but some flooding potential.
    * Provides recreational boating benefits.

Please attend a meeting this summer to provide feedback on the various plans.  The schedule for summer meetings is listed below.  Please mark the calendar with the meeting location nearest to you and let members of your group know.  There will be an open house before each meeting at 6:30 p.m. and the presentation will begin at 7 p.m.

If you would like any further information about our summer meetings, please feel free to visit our website?s Events Schedule at http://losl.org/calendar/calendar-e.html, or contact our U.S. Public Affairs Specialist, Ms. Arleen Kreusch, at (716) 879-4438. 

We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!

Thank you,
Dan Barletta, D.D.S.
U.S. Co-Lead
Public Interest Advisory Group



United States

Wednesday, June 22, 7 p.m.
Quality Inn
10 West Orvis Street
Massena, NY 13662

Thursday, June 23, 7 p.m.
Bonnie Castle Year-Round Resort
31 Holland Street
Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

Wednesday, July 13, 7 p.m.
Sackets Harbor Central School
Multi-Purpose Room
215 South Broad Street
Sackets Harbor, NY 13685

Thursday, July 14, 7 p.m.
Captain?s Steak & Seafood
27 East First Street
Oswego, NY 13126

Wednesday, July 20, 7 p.m.
Cutter's Restaurant
6483 Catchpole Shore Road
North Rose, NY 14516

Thursday, July 21, 7 p.m.
Greece Town Hall
1 Vince Tofany Boulevard
Greece, NY 14612

Thursday, July 28, 7 p.m
Olcott Fire Hall
1691 Lockport-Olcott Road
Olcott, NY 14126



Canada

Wednesday, June 22, 7 p.m.
Best Western - Beacon Harbourside
2793 Beacon Boulevard
Jordan, ON L0R 1S0

Thursday, June 23, 7 p.m.
Delta Toronto East Hotel
2035 Kennedy Road
Toronto (East), ON M1T 3G2

Thursday, June 30, 7 p.m.
Kawehnoke Community Center
10 Community Center Road
Cornwall Island, ON K6H 5R7

Wednesday, July 13, 7 p.m.
Belleville City Hall
169 Front Street
Belleville, ON K8N 2Y8

Thursday, July 14, 7 p.m.
Gananoque Emergency Hall
30 King Street East
Gananoque, ON K7G 26T

Wednesday, July 20, 7 p.m.
Cornwall Civic Center
100 Water Street East
Cornwall, ON K6H 6G4

Thursday, July 21, 7 p.m.
Hampton Inn and Suites
1900 Trans-Canada Highway
Dorval, PQ H9P 2N4

Thursday, July 28, 7 p.m.
Auberge de la Rive
165, chemin Sainte-Anne
Sorel-Tracy, PQ J3P 6J7